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Obama Says Goodbye to Stewart's Daily Show

'I can't believe you're leaving before me,' he says on 7th appearance

(Newser) - Jon Stewart only has a couple of weeks left as host of the Daily Show, but in an appearance last night, it was President Obama who was doing most of the looking back, with Stewart taking his last opportunity to press Obama on his record in office and on issues... More »

Obama, Stewart 'Not Very Funny'

President soberly defends record, appeals to young viewers to vote

(Newser) - Critics are predictably split on President Obama's much-hyped Daily Show appearance last night, but no one seems to think he single-handedly saved—or doomed—Democrats:
  • Though Jon Stewart and Obama are both funny in their own ways, they managed "to not be very funny together for the show's entire
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Obama to Jon Stewart: I Haven't Been 'Timid'

President defends his accomplishments on Daily Show

(Newser) - President Obama fended off ribbing about a "timid" agenda from Jon Stewart, and defended his accomplishments on a much-hyped Daily Show appearance. One standout exchange:
  • Stewart: “Is the difficulty you have here the distance between what you ran on and what you delivered? You ran with such, if
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Obama to Hit the Daily Show

President will guest days before rally—sorry, Glenn Beck

(Newser) - Glenn Beck is probably not a fan of the upcoming Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rally as it is—but his head is really “going to explode when he hears this:” President Obama will be a guest on the Daily Show just days before the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or... More »

Jon Stewart to Obama: You Lied

Prez slammed for broken promises

(Newser) - Jon Stewart launched one of his most blistering attacks yet on President Obama in last night's Daily Show. Stewart blasted Obama for breaking promise after promise to reverse Bush-era abuses of executive power, Gawker notes. He showed campaign footage of Obama making promises on habeus corpus, rendition, and protection for... More »

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